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51-5111.00 - Prepress Technicians and Workers

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Enter, position, and alter text size, using computers, to make up and arrange pages so that printed materials can be produced.

51-4011.00 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic   Green Occupation Green
  • Transfer commands from servers to computer numerical control (CNC) modules, using computer network links.
  • Set up and operate computer-controlled machines or robots to perform one or more machine functions on metal or plastic workpieces.
  • Insert control instructions into machine control units to start operation.
  • Enter commands or load control media, such as tapes, cards, or disks, into machine controllers to retrieve programmed instructions.
  • Modify cutting programs to account for problems encountered during operation, and save modified programs.
  • Implement changes to machine programs, and enter new specifications, using computers.
  • Set up future jobs while machines are operating.
  • Input initial part dimensions into machine control panels.
  • Write simple programs for computer-controlled machine tools.
51-4012.00 Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Write programs in the language of a machine's controller and store programs on media such as punch tapes, magnetic tapes, or disks.
  • Revise programs or tapes to eliminate errors, and retest programs to check that problems have been solved.
  • Write instruction sheets and cutter lists for a machine's controller to guide setup and encode numerical control tapes.
  • Enter computer commands to store or retrieve parts patterns, graphic displays, or programs that transfer data to other media.
  • Modify existing programs to enhance efficiency.
  • Enter coordinates of hole locations into program memories by depressing pedals or buttons of programmers.
51-4061.00 Model Makers, Metal and Plastic
  • Program computer numerical control (CNC) machines to fabricate model parts.
  • Use computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided manufacture (CAM) software or hardware to fabricate model parts.
51-5112.00 Printing Press Operators
  • Adjust digital files to alter print elements, such as fonts, graphics, or color separations.
  • Input production job settings into workstation terminals that control automated printing systems.
51-4062.00 Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic
  • Program computerized numerical control machine tools.

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